Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

November 29, 2023
Notice of Action on a
Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permit  (FEDOOP)
Construction STAR Exempt Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP Construction STAR Exempt permit for Baptist Health Louisville (Healthcare facility containing boilers to provide heat and emergency generators to supply power to the facility during outages), 4000 Kresge Way, 40207 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This action renews the permit for a five-year term. The 30-day public comment period starts on December 1, 2023, and ends on January 2, 2024. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

            Drafts of the permit and summary are available on the District website, by emailing our permitting section, calling Matt King at (502) 574-6000, or at the District office 701 West Ormsby Avenue, Suite 303, Louisville, KY 40203, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Copies of the application are available upon request. Written comments will be accepted through the District’s online public comment form until midnight or at the District office until 5:00 p.m. on January 2, 2024.

  1. What is the purpose of this permit? This action permits additional emergency generators that have been added to the facility.

  2. Will this permit increase pollution? Construction Permit C-0716-23-0023-F will increase pollution due to the change in the facility’s total number of emergency generators from eight to nine.

  3. Does this facility have a history of non-compliance? There are no records of any violations since the issuance of the last operating permit.

  4. Where can I find out more? Additional information, including equipment descriptions, potential emissions, and applicable rules, are summarized in the Statement of Basis. The Draft Permit details the application of these rules to the equipment and includes the monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting that the District believes is necessary to demonstrate compliance.


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